This appeal is from the decision of the High Court Accra, delivered on 21st December 2009 following a trial which according to the records spanned a period of about twenty years. The 1st, 3rd and 5th defendants/appellants who are aggrieved by the decision have appealed to this court seeking a reversal thereof.
The parties in this appeal will continue to be referred to by their various positions they held at the trial court, whether as first, second or third except for the substitution of plaintiff for respondents and defendants for appellants. This is intended to ease appreciation of the evidence as it relates back from the record of appeal.
The plaintiffs/respondents (herein after simply referred as respondents) initiated their action in the High Court, Accra, by a writ of summons dated 10th March 1989 claiming originally against the 1st and 2nd defendants/appellants (herein after simply referred as the appellants) jointly and severally for a declaration of title to …